NEW ORLEANS -- Police are investigating a homicide in Algiers. A 37-year-old man was found fatally shot inside in a house in Algiers, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

Around 1 a.m., police responded to the 3500 block of Bacchus Drive. According to police, the victim 'was startled by a knock on his bedroom window.' When he went to the window, an assailant who was outside the window shot him once in the chest.

When police arrived at the home, the victim was lying in the hallway. He died at the scene, according to police.

The victim's name is being withheld until family members can be notified.

Anyone with information is asked to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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